Meiji period (1868-1912) Isho tansu (clothing chest) from the Sendai region of Japan. Comprising red lacquer Sugi (cedar) frame and Keyaki (elm) front drawers in original mellow honey finish. A wonderful period piece distinguished by its elaborate lotus detail black back plates and scrolling vine iron locks. This configuration includes a practical bottom safe with original key and three red lacquer compartment drawers within and a very clever hidden secret drawer. A substantial piece of authentic and practical furniture measuring - 46.5” wide x 23” deep x 34.5” high. £1,495.00 A rare and beautiful piece of furniture offered at a realistic market price. Delivery can be arranged at separate cost. Other items within our photographs are not included but may be purchased separately.
Meiji period (1868-1912) Sendai Region Isho tansu